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Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
430 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT WINDS CREATING LOW WIND CHILLS
THIS MORNING...

MIZ001>007-009>014-084-085-261600-
/O.CON.KMQT.WC.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-150226T1600Z/
KEWEENAW-ONTONAGON-NORTHERN HOUGHTON-BARAGA-MARQUETTE-ALGER-LUCE-
GOGEBIC-IRON-DICKINSON-MENOMINEE-DELTA-SOUTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
SOUTHERN HOUGHTON-NORTHERN SCHOOLCRAFT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COPPER HARBOR...ONTONAGON...HOUGHTON...
HANCOCK...L`ANSE...GWINN...MARQUETTE...GRAND MARAIS...MUNISING...
NEWBERRY...IRONWOOD...IRON RIVER...IRON MOUNTAIN...MENOMINEE...
ESCANABA...GLADSTONE...MANISTIQUE...KENTON...SIDNAW...SENEY
430 AM EST THU FEB 26 2015

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST /10 AM
CST/ THIS MORNING...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * AIR TEMPERATURES RANGE FROM AROUND ZERO RIGHT ALONG THE LAKE
   SUPERIOR SHORELINE BETWEEN BIG BAY AND GRAND MARAIS WHERE WINDS
   ARE GENERALLY OUT OF THE NORTH AROUND 5 MPH...TO 20 BELOW TO 30
   BELOW ZERO WELL INLAND FROM LAKE SUPERIOR UNDER CALM WINDS.

 * WIND CHILL VALUES OF AROUND 15 BELOW TO NEAR 30 BELOW ZERO HAVE
   BEEN REPORTED ACROSS THE AREA...MAINLY DUE TO THE COLD AIR. THE
   LOWEST READINGS WILL CONTINUE WELL INLAND FROM THE GREAT LAKES
   THIS MORING.

 * AS TEMPERATURES INCREASE...THE LOW WIND CHILLS WILL MODERATE BACK
   TO 15 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL
   UPPER MICHIGAN BY 11 AM.

IMPACTS...

 * AT WIND CHILLS THIS LOW...FROSTBITE CAN OCCUR ON EXPOSED SKIN
   IN AS LITTLE AS 20 TO 30 MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG
   WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS.

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED. VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MQT

&&

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KF


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